James has won the Australian Entrepreneur of the Year Award twice (young and listed categories) he is an experienced entrepreneur, company director and CEO with a track record of organic and acquisition related value creation.
James’ story is one of the most interesting and successful business growth stories of the last decade. He founded Vocus Communications (ASX:VOC) in 2007, and led its growth from start-up to an ASX listed company at with a debut market cap of $25m to Vocus
now being a member of the ASX100 with revenues of >$1.8Bn and market capitalisation of in excess of $5Bn.
During his time as Vocus CEO, James made more than a dozen acquisitions for a total consideration of more than $1Bn.
James is a genuine industry innovator because he believes in the critical importance of the network, and its role in transforming business. This transformation is experienced in the technology, but also in the relationships people and businesses need
to have with their telecommunications providers. He’s a popular speaker at industry events around the Asia Pacific region and is a passionate advocate for ‘doing everything better.’